John McDowell

Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801

Biography

Professor John McDowell joined Arizona State University in 1984 and retired from the W.P. Carey School of Business in 2016. Prior to his service at ASU, he held positions with California State University-Fullerton and California State University-Northridge. In addition, he was a consultant for a wide range of clients, including most recently the Residential Utility Consumer Office (Arizona); Klein Associates and the Local Government Reform Governor's Task Force (State of California).

 

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles. 1979
  • M.S., University of California-Los Angeles. 1970
  • B.A., University of California-Los Angeles. 1968

Publications

Representative Publications

  • "Two to Tango? Gender Differences in the Decisions to Publish and Coauthor." (2006) Economic Inquiry 44(1), pp. 153-168 (with Larry D. Singell and Mark Stater).
  • "Source-Country Social Programs and the Age Composition of Legal U.S. Immigrants." (2003) Journal of Public Economics  87, pp. 739-771 (with M. J. Greenwood and Matt Wierman).
  • "Gender and Promotion in the Economics Profession." (2001). Industrial & Labor Relations Review 54(2), pp. 224-244 (with Larry D. Singell, Jr. and James P. Ziliak).

Research Activity

  • Mcdowell,John*. ELDERLY US IMMIGRATION. UNIV OF COLORADO - BOULDER(1/31/1996 - 1/31/1999).
  • Mcdowell,John*. THE SOURCE-COUNTRY, GENDER, AGE, & SKILL COMPOSITION OF US I. UPJOHN INST FOR EMPLOYMENT RES(5/25/1994 - 10/31/1995).
  • Mcdowell,John*. SKILL, AGE,AND GENDER OF US IMMIGRANTS. UNIV OF COLORADO - BOULDER(6/15/1989 - 6/14/1990).
  • Mcdowell,John*. DEMAND AND ALLOCATION OF U.S. IMMIGRANT VISAS. UNIV OF COLORADO - BOULDER(8/1/1987 - 8/30/1988).

Courses

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 453Industrial Org/Compete Policy
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 453Industrial Org/Compete Policy
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 312Intermed Microecon Theory
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 312Intermed Microecon Theory
ECN 453Industrial Org/Compete Policy
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 453Industrial Org/Compete Policy
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 453Industrial Org/Compete Policy
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
ECN 484Internship
ECN 584Internship

Honors/Awards

  • Investigator Incentive Award (Arizona State University), 1996, 1997, and 1998 
  • Research Incentive Award (Arizona State University), Fall 1986 and Spring 1993 
  • Faculty Research Development Award (W. P. Carey School of Business), 1986-87

Service

Referee: American Economic Review, Economic Inquiry, International Migration Review. Reviewer: Columbia University Press, Princeton University Press, Harper and Row.